Amsterdam, The Netherlands – All users of Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch can easily control their hi-end Philips TV sets directly from their mobile devices. The Philips Wifi TV Remote application is available free of charge in Apple App Store and it can be used to control all the Philips Net TV capable hi-end TV sets. The iPhone remote control is supported by the whole 2009 8000 and 9000 product range and by all 2010 TV models from 7000, 8000 and 9000 product ranges.
Philips Wifi TV Remote enables both easy access to the basic TV features like volume control, changing channels or turning the TV off and advanced control of the Philips Net TV application. The Wifi TV Remote app offers both text typing features as well as a virtual touchpad, which is very useful especially while browsing videos on YouTube, using the online maps or browsing open internet. On top of that the Wifi TV Remote app enables direct connection between a Philips TV and iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch that brings pictures from the mobile device directly on the TV screen.
The connection between Philips TV set and mobile device is done using the WiFi connection, which means that no mobile data network access is necessary and using of the Wifi TV Remote application is completely free of charge and the reaction time is quite fast. TV sets without direct WiFi connection can be connected to a wireless router using Ethernet cable.
The Philips Wifi TV Remote app uses the jointSPACE environment that enables easy access to Philips TV functionalities for developers from all over the world. The current TV architecture enables complete remote system control and rendering on the TV screen. The jointSPACE project is completely open-source and is covered by the largest open-source community portal SourceFourge.Net. Further details on jointSPACE can be found on http://jointspace.sourceforge.net/.